Recycling schemes and outlets

Outside of Hillingdon's recycling collections, there are lots of schemes and channels to recycle or donate unwanted items.

Drop off coin button, household domestic, rechargeable batteries and electric-bike batteries in recycling bins across the borough.
Includes old mascaras, empty toothpaste tubes, finished lipsticks and empty vitamin pots.
​​​​​​​Give your bras a new lease of life and help raise funds for research into secondary spread breast cancer.
Donate clothes, books, DVDs, CDs, furniture and even bubble wrap to your local charity shop.
Recycle your used takeaway cups at a number of places across the borough.
Take your used corks to a Majestic store, who will pass them on to the Eden Project to use to enrich soils and protect roots.
Repair electrical items that are broken or not working as well as they used to.
Recycle your old (and used) inhalers and medicine blister packets.
Take your empty perfume bottles to The Perfume Shop for recycling.
Recycle your used Tassimo, Nespresso and NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto coffee pods.
Get an old bike repaired or serviced, donate an unwanted bike or buy a new or restored one.
Drop off crisp packets, bread bags and carrier bags.
Recycle your old glasses at your local Specsavers store.
Recycle crisp tubes, sweet packets, toothbrushes, contact lenses and other packaging waste.
Donate clothes, shoes, hats, belts, scarves and bed linen through Hillingdon's textile recycling banks.
Donate unwanted good quality household items and electrical items to this local charity that collects items for free.